Snow II: Glacier Travel

Field trip: Basic Climbing Course

Snow II: Glacier Travel - Mount Baker/Coleman Glacier

Learn to travel safe and perform rescue on glaciers.

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  • Sat, May 30, 2015 — Mon, Jun 1, 2015
  • Bellingham Climbing Committee
  • Climbing
  • Basic Alpine
  • Adults
  • Technical 3, Strenuous 3, Basic Glacier Climb
  • Challenging
  • Mileage: 11.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 8,100 ft


This is one of two venues for the Bellingham Branch Basic Climbing Course Glacier Travel Field Trip. Two day field trips do not have a summit climb and are conducted on the lower Coleman Glacier. Three day field trips include an optional summit climb for students.


students will earn:


Mount Baker/Coleman Glacier

  • USGS Mt Baker

    Green Trails Mount Baker Wilderness Climbing No. 13SX

    Green Trails Mt Baker No. 13
  • See full route/place details.
Required Equipment

Required Equipment

Please refer to the gear matrix

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